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CSPAN
Feb 7, 2013 11:00pm EST
. [applause] [applause] thank you so much, mr. president, mr. vice president, mrs. obama, distinguished guests, which includes everybody. thank you so much for this wonderful honor to be at the stage again. i was here sixteen years ago. the fact they invited me back -- that was great. i want to start by reading vortex which will nut context. with his mouth, -- destroys the neighbor. through knowledge the rich use escape. robert 11, 12 a man who lacks judgment derives his neighbor. the man of understanding hold his tongue. a generous man will prosper. he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed. and second chronicle, my people who are called by my name will humble themselves and pray and seek my faith in term of their wicked ways than when i hear from heaven and forgive their sins and heal their lam. i have an opportunity to speak in a lot of venues, this is my fourth speech this week. and i have an opportunity to talk to a lot of people. i've been asking people what concerns you? what are you most concerned about in the term of the spiritualty and the distribution of our nation's and our
CSPAN
Feb 7, 2013 9:00am EST
of the united states, barack obama. [applause] >> thank you. thank you so much. thank you. thank you very much. please, have a seat. mark, thank you for the introduction. i thought he was going to talk about my gray hair. [laughter] than it is true that my daughters are gorgeous. that's because my wife is gorgeous. [applause] and my goal is to improve my gene pool. to mark and jeff, thank you for your wonderful work on behalf of this breakfast, to all of those who have worked so hard to put this together, to the heads of states, members of congress, and my cabinet, religious leaders, distinguished guests who are outstanding, speaker, who have journeyed to our capital. michelle and i are truly honored to be with you this morning. but before i begin, i hope people don't mind me taking a moment of personal privilege. i want to say a quick word about a close friend of mine and yours, joshua dubois your now, some of you may not know joshua, but josh was been at my side in work and prayer for years now. he is a young reverend, wising years. is worked on my staff dickies done an outstanding job as th
CSPAN
Feb 7, 2013 6:00am EST
carson sr.. [applause] >> thank you so much. mr. president, mr. vice president, mrs. obama, distinguished guests -- which includes everybody -- thank you so much for this wonderful honor to be at the this stage again. i was here 16 years ago, and fact that they've invited me back means that i didn't offend too many people, so that was great. [laughter] i want to start by reading four texts which will put into context what i'm going to say. proverbs 11:9. with his mouth the godless destroys his neighbor. but through knowledge the righteous escape. proverbs 11:12, a man who lacks judgment derides his neighbor, but a man of understanding holds his tongue. proverbs 11:25, a generous man will prosper. he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed. and second chronicles 7:14, if my people who are called by my name will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then will i hear from heaven and will or forgive their sins and heal their land. you know, i have an opportunity to speak in a lot of venues. this is my fourth speech this week. and i have an opportu
CSPAN
Feb 6, 2013 7:30am EST
. and the former chair of the president obama's counsel of economic adviser. and special thanks to everyone here in our audience as well as the radio and television. this program has been sponsored by the walter memorial fund and bank of america. i'm anna and now the meeting of the commonwealth of california, the place where you're in the know is officially adjourned. [applause] [applause] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] hole rescience once the senate confirms the successor. we'll have live coverage of secretary panetta's speech here at 9:30 eastern on c-span2 and c-span.org. >> if you go to most american history textbooks i would almost make you a bet if you go baa to scare the back of the high school text. not if you can take me up on the bet. i bet in the american history textbook in high school, if you go to the index you will find no mention of hugh jackson. my other bet if you go to the biology bets in high school. you find no mention of the word. i just looked at buy byingly for the -- montana state university. great textbooks. but i didn't see any mention of hugh jack
CSPAN
Feb 4, 2013 5:00pm EST
. >> host: >> guest: thanks. i'll say a couple things about that. i do think president obama has used rhetoric, which is outside the bounds of the rhetoric normally referring to republicans of slander of society, putting party ahead of country, wanting autistic in down syndrome children, not supporting medical research, not supporting programs of younger children and goes on and on and away they and on with this unusual and unfortunate for a president to do. i do think demonization in the presidential is like anything we've seen in a long time. secondly, there's just no doubt about that. it is more supportive of president obama in the democratic party message now has to spend any time i could recall. i think as a general matter the republicans have to accept the media by and large his liberal. you have to accept the make your way through it. i do think the 60 minutes interview with president upon a couple weeks ago was brilliant take it. if you compare how 60 minutes interviews president obama and president of bush's are hostile to republicans and conservatives. having settled that, r
CSPAN
Feb 7, 2013 12:00pm EST
at the united states department of state. it says basically thank you for your november 16 letter to president obama concerning the status of the administration's review of trans-canada's new application for a presidential permit for the proposed keystone x.l. pipeline project. we have been asked to respond on behalf of the president. the letter goes through, yeah, we recognize it's an important project. we're looking at it. we're doing some more draft supplemental reviews and we hope that this information is helpful to you. please do not hesitate to contact us if we can be of further assistance. so that's the extent of the response. so it's now been more than four and a half years since the permit applications were submitted to the state department for
CSPAN
Feb 9, 2013 8:45pm EST
't thank you can come back and say mr. president i think three more brigades will do the trick. this is said. no coincidence within 80 months almost to the day obama appears and is pulling out all of the surge troops, all of them over the next year. he had dead good situation to portray this as a victory , a killing of some of them on in, and decimated troops, the afghan army is getting better but they did not need the extra 33,000 troops said they changed the mission. since then counterinsurgency has appeared it is now abandoned something we should not do and reverting back to an american and way of war. drums from the sky and commando raids and on the one hand at least reese don't send 100,000 troops to uganda but it sets up this solution of military operations other than war i'm sure somebody asked are we at war in mali or uganda uganda, there are not that many people on the ground but that is the problem that it creates an antiseptic depriving us of the view of mayhem and chaos on the ground and does suck us and it could be a good way to handle but we should not be fooled t
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 12:00pm EST
readiness. i want to thank secretary dunkin and president obama for the opportunity to innovate and build a new college and career readiness based assessment and accountability system in kentucky through the waiver process, and i hope the waiver process will certainly inform reauthorization. with no child left behind, i've been a supporter of the legislation. every child should meet proficiency. we failed to meet the needs of the children who needed our help the most. however, as we agree, the vision of no child left behind was right, we lost something in the transition to details. begin the challenges of implementation and the looming 2014 time line of no child left behind to reach 100 proficiency, the council of chief state school officers convened a group of chiefs to develop a model for next generation accountability systems that would focus on college and career readiness. this group is a natural progression @ successful work on the common core standards. during this time, the administration was also working on the waiver process, and we think both of those were working together alon
CSPAN
Feb 9, 2013 9:00am EST
, wonderful human being. >> guest: oh, thank you very much. >> caller: i'd like you to comment -- i have so many things i'd like you to comment on, but particularly on mr. obama's policies regarding the drones, rendition, lecturing to black people about their inadequacies and his support of the 1% and wall street and retroactive -- [inaudible] in telecoms. you know, i'm just very disheartened about this. and finally, the most important thing is why did mr. obama try to strong arm the president of south africa to keep president aristed there? and, last, you watch amy goodman and democracy now, and i had a hundred points i was going to e-mail you, but i said i can't bore mr. robinson with all my frustrations. but thank you again, again and again. >> guest: well, i should say that the president of south africa has to be applauded because he did everything to respond to president aristed's wish to go home. he and his wife mildred and their two girls had been in south africa for a long time. the south african government was, had been a wonderful host, but they wanted to go home. and i can't read
CSPAN
Feb 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
what the things can be. >> thank thank you very much, rud rud. thank you for joining us. please join me in thanking our panel lists -- panelists. [applause] here's a look at the prime time schedule starting at 8:00 p.m. eastern. president obama unveiling the plan for automatic spending cuts known as sequestration scheduled to begin on march 1st. on c-span2 remarkings from eric cantor on immigration and education issues. c-span3 nancy pelosi marks the 20th anniversary of the family and medical leave act signed in to law in 1993 by president clinton. >> you're watching c-span2 with politics and public affairs. on weeknights watch key public policy events and every weekend the non-fiction authors and books on booktv. you can see past programs and get our schedule at our website. and you can join in the conversation on social media sites. at the recent world economic forum in switzerland participates discuss china's economic future and the policy changes needed to move the country forward. ists including -- analysts included economic professors from china and the u.s. the role world economi
CSPAN
Feb 6, 2013 9:00am EST
remain seated until you get an announcement to disperse, we would appreciate it. thank you very much for coming. [applause] [inaudible conversations] >> u.s. defense secretary leon panetta giving one of his final speeches as defense chief at georgetown university. president obama has nominated nebraska's chuck hagel to replace him. a quick reminder, as you can see, this speech and all of secretary panetta is speeches. just go to c-span.org. we are coming up this afternoon with remarks from utah's governor gary herbert. he will also discuss the 20 tenet healthcare lot in his recent request to allow his state to allow the exchange of insurance for small businesses. he will speak at the american enterprise institute. we will have live coverage at 1230 p.m. eastern time. the u.s. senate is not in session today. democrats and republicans are continuing their policy retreats. lawmakers will be back at 9:30 a.m. eastern. we will have live coverage on c-span2. to hell and 10 houses in session today as members work on a bill requiring president obama to submit a balanced budget to congress. b
CSPAN
Feb 6, 2013 12:00pm EST
will take questions for today. let's go down in front. katherine. >> governor, thank you for taking my question. john street, cns news.com. the catholic bishops have declared that the obama mandate on contraception and abortion drugs is unjust and illegal. and is a violation of religious liberty that they will not okay. do you agree with the bishops that the mandate is a violation of religious liberty under the first amendment, and if so, will you also not comply with it? >> i do agree with the bishops. again, i think it's inherent in the founding of our country, religious liberty. and again as the state of utah which again has its own history of persecution and people trying to deny their religious liberty, it really is something that we're concerned that in utah. so people ought not have to use taxpayers money to buy something i think is a very moral, repugnant thing to do. so we will support the position of the bishops. >> thank you. is very quick i wanted to thank you for the leadership of shown. it's taken incredible political courage to be which are doing the edges to step back,
CSPAN
Feb 11, 2013 8:30am EST
. i'm here to join others in urging president obama, congressional leaders come together for the sake of america's future and in the sequestration. together, we before you are united in our efforts to ensure that america maintains its place in innovation and research. thank you for all being here. >> good morning, everyone. i'm hunter rawlings, representing the aau, the association of american universities, which comprises 60 of the leading research universities in the u.s. as peter said to me and i are also representing the task force on american innovation, and gentlemen are in a press packet from the task force that i hope you will take a good look at. the sequestered is most unpopular thing in washington, d.c. since the dallas cowboys. [laughter] it's mindless and will cause great harm to our country. the president hates it. speaker boehner hates it. majority leader harry reid hates it. and they created it. imagine how the rest of us feel about it. yet, somehow our leaders can't seem to figure a way out of it. we all agree that country needs to find a more sustainable fiscal path.
CSPAN
Feb 11, 2013 12:00pm EST
are wrong. senator obama -- then-senator obama was a cosponsor of much much this legislation when he was in the u.s. senate. so i am geein going to close het thank the senator from rhode island for the leadership that he is showing for his bill, which i am proud cosponsor. the presiding officer: the senator from rhode island. mr. whitehouse: i thank the distinguished senator from michigan. i appreciate very much that he has signed on as a cosponsor to one my one-year and full ten-year -- nine, now, sequestration alternative that avoids the calamity to our economy, the potential crash of a million jobs, by looking exactly where senator levin suggests: at the tax loopholes. as i showed a moment ago, it used to be back in 1935 one-to-one of dollars paid to individual americans in taxes to dollars paid to corporations in taxes. now it's 6:1. what's allowed this? well, the biggest chunk of it is all the money that flows out through the tax code. we've got virtually the same amount flowing out through the tax code as we actually keep our hands on as revenue. so for $2 trillion in tax eligi
CSPAN
Feb 5, 2013 12:00pm EST
and businesses the support they need to thrive. thanks very much and i know we will have a bunch of other questions and that's why i love this guy, jay carney to answer questions. triet president obama just a short time ago. live now to the congressional budget office remarks from douglas elmendorf talking about the release of the annual budget and economic outlook. >> i would like to tell you a little about it and then my colleagues would be happy to take your questions. our analysis shows the united states continues to face very large economic and budget challenges. under the current law, we expect the unemployment rate will remain above 7.5% through next year. that would make 2014 the sixth year in a row with unemployment so high. the longest such period in 70 years. also under the current law we expect the budget deficit over the next decade will total about $7 trillion. with a deficit so high, the federal debt held by the public would remain a larger percentage of gdp and in any year between 1951 to 2012. by the end of the decade, it would be 77% of gdp and on an upward path. but me
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